Festival 21 – Our Future Through Food
Secret Warehouse Music Gig: Solomun

Firstly, three time ‘Best DJ in the world’ Solomun is headed to Australia. Secondly, his Melbourne show is at an exclusive, secret-as-anything warehouse venue. Thirdly, this has got to be an epic event based on the first and second points alone. Solomun will be performing an extended set in one of Melbourne’s most secretive event... more info


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All You Can Eat Pizza For Only $20

Pizza lovers, rejoice. Your prayers have been answered by the pizza gods, and you can now indulge in all-you-can-eat-pizza every Monday night at (nearly) every Salt Meats Cheese venue. And trust us, you knead this in your life. Salt Meats Cheese is a family-owned Italian restaurant, delivering a passion for food and shared experiences in... more info


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Sustainable Seafood Foodtrucks Land on Sydney’s Shores

This March, we’re keepin’ it wild with the launch of Australia’s very first Sustainable Seafood Week. Head down to Martin Place between the 12-18th of March to score yourself some ocean-friendly eats and help support a cause dedicated to sustainability. Held by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC,) Sustainable Seafood Week is all about enjoying wild-caught... more info


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A Spicy Latin Street Party is Taking Over Vic Markets

The hump day slump can be rough, so why not Flamenco dance your way through it? Queen Victoria’s Night Market is throwing a Latin Street Party on Wednesday 14th March and you’re invited. With live entertainment, mouth-watering paella and dance lessons at your beck and call, you won’t want to miss this explosive fiesta. The live... more info


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Brunswick Music Festival’s 30th Anniversary

Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, Brunswick Music Festival is once again lighting up the streets and bringing the beats to one of Melbourne’s most alternative, creative and multicultural suburbs. In the two-week-long, much-loved annual event, the very best music talent – both local and international – are showcased on the grand and grungy stages... more info


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WIN 2 x Double Passes to the Gourmet Cinema

All the foodies, put your hands up. All the cinephiles, make some noise…? Well if you’re inclined to do both, then you can do so at this year’s Gourmet Cinema. And luckily, we’re giving away 2 x double passes to attend any of the below sessions this March as a VIP with your own lawn... more info


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Spend Chinese NY with Melbourne’s Best Dumplings

Good things really do come in small packages, and what better way to celebrate the lunar New Year than by chowing down on nature’s hot pocket, the dumpling! Whether you’re spending the Chinese New Year ridding yourself of bad fortune, taking in the glow of some lanterns or celebrating the light and sound festivities, bao down... more info


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What’s On Guide: Thursday 15th February 2018

The city lights up in February with White Night Festival, Lunar New Year celebrations, an open-air cinema at the MCG & more. Hit up these events and bedazzle your mates with your awesome plans, check out our top picks! White Night  Melbourne CBD Returning to Melbourne on the 17th of Feb, White Night will illuminate... more info


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Where To Take Bae For A Drink This Valentine’s Day

If Valentine’s Day isn’t the most important day of your year as a couple, do you even relationship?!!? February 14th should not be taken lightly. Yes, it may be a day filled with admiration, doting, love, and all that other gushy stuff, but you’re forgetting one thing –EXPECTATION. With so much riding on this big... more info


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What’s On Guide: Friday 9th Feb 2018

Lonsdale Street turns into a mouth-watering Greek haven, plus an all weekend taco & tequila festival and the return of St Kilda Fest this coming Sunday & more. Stunted on what to do this weekend? Don’t fret – we’ve compiled our top picks for what’s on this week, so all you have to do is... more info


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5 Galentine’s Day Activities For All The Single Ladies

Single ladies, rejoice. If you don’t have a honey, or if you’re just more interested in hanging with your girls this Valentine’s season, Hidden City Secrets have got you covered. This 13th of February, were celebrating Galentine’s day in full force. Creator, founder and CEO, Leslie Knopes (of Parks & Recreation) is our newest inspiration,... more info


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What’s On Guide: Thursday 1st Feb 2018

The last week of Midsumma fest, the launch of the St Kilda Twilight Market, Garden State’s Welcome Back Party, Let Go Fest and more. Our comprehensive guide to what’s on in Melbourne this week! Grab your mates and plan ahead to ensure you have the most fun-filled, wild week possible. Don’t blame us when you... more info


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Beat your NYD Hangover

No one wants to start the New Year seedy and hungover, so we’ve found and tested a few hangover cures that work for us and will hopefully work for you too! PREPARE YOUR BODY!  Before you leave to go to your big New Year’s Eve bash, preparation is the key. Just like we prime our... more info


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Beat your NYD Hangover

No one wants to start the New Year seedy and hungover, so we’ve found and tested a few hangover cures that work for us and will hopefully work for you too! PREPARE YOUR BODY!  Before you leave to go to your big New Year’s Eve bash, preparation is the key. Just like we prime our... more info


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10 Do’s and Don’ts this New Years Eve!

We’ve come up with some simple do’s and don’ts for New Years Eve so you can have a sparkling night and enjoy all the festivities (minus any embarrassing moments… we hope). Time to enjoy all the food and drinks before we start planning for all those New Years resolutions (that we won’t keep) once again.... more info


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10 Do’s and Don’ts for New Years Eve

We’ve come up with some simple do’s and don’ts for New Years Eve so you can have a sparkling night and enjoy all the festivities (minus any embarrassing moments… we hope). Time to enjoy all the food and drinks before we start planning for all those New Years resolutions (that we won’t keep) once again.  ... more info


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Where to go this New Year’s Eve

Goodbye to 2017 and welcome to all the New Year’s resolutions that we will not keep! Yes, it’s time to start looking for a venue to bring in the New Year. Luckily, we have narrowed the list down for you. BUCKLEY’S Ever wondered what it was like celebrating the New Year in the 1920’s? Step... more info


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Where to go this New Year’s Eve

Want more insider articles like this? Click here to sign up to our newsletter. Time to say goodbye to 2017 and hello to all the New Year’s resolutions that we will not keep! Yes, the countdown has started to find a venue to bring in the New Year. Luckily we have narrowed the list down... more info


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Bottomless Sorbet Cocktails are on This Summer

A classic Sydney summer is nothing without icy, slushy-style sorbet cocktails on a Saturday arvo. Thanks to the The Loft, you can enjoy a bottomless sorbet sesh every lunchtime on Saturdays and Sundays. For 2.5 hours of free-flowing sorbet cocktails and a grazing platter, you and your friends can enjoy summer the best way possible... more info


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Giveaway! 3 Double Passes to the Open Air Cinema

*GIVEAWAY TIME! WE HAVE 3 X DOUBLE PASSES TO GIVE AWAY TO 6 LUCKY WINNERS TO ATTEND A MOVIE OF THEIR CHOICE AT THE AMERICAN EXPRESS OPENAIR CINEMA IN SYDNEY’S INNER WEST!* Head to the Hidden City Secrets Facebook page and tag who you would take and tell us why you should win. Click here to enter... more info


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12 Things Christmas Workers Don’t Want you to Know

It’s all smiles and pleasantries when you walk through the shop door, but behind closed doors, there are just some things retail and hospitality workers would never say to your face. HOWEVER, we’d like to divulge those secrets today and if you’re the one working this Christmas, we feel you. Here are 12 things we... more info


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12 Things Christmas Workers Don’t Want you to Know

It’s all smiles and pleasantries when you walk through the shop door, but behind closed doors, there are just some things retail and hospitality workers would never say to your face. HOWEVER, we’d like to divulge those secrets today and if you’re the one working this Christmas, we feel you. Here are 12 things we... more info


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A Traveling Pop-up Ice Bar is Coming to Sydney!

Forget your sweltering 30+ degree days and step into a world of icy cold luxury thanks to IceBar. No more fervent forehead wipes, sweaty palms and soaked clothing when trying to enjoy a beer with your mates. Instead, IceBar are providing us with amazing pop-up bars across the country designed purely to chill you out,... more info


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6 Tips For An Epic Office Christmas Party

So you’re in charge of the office Christmas party this year? No pressure – just your boss and everyone you work with judging you. At Hidden City Secrets, we are the king of planning parties and picking the perfect venue, so follow our guide on how to host a headache free Christmas party.   Tip... more info


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Where To Host Your Office Christmas Party

Christmas is rapidly approaching and if you’re reading this, you are probably a little bit unprepared for your end-of-year office party. But that’s okay, we have your back and the boss won’t even know you left planning to the last minute with these exceptional venues. Cargo Hall 39 South Wharf Promenade, CBD Located on the... more info


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Where To Host Your Office Christmas Party

Christmas is rapidly approaching and if you’re reading this, you are probably a little bit unprepared for your end-of-year office Christmas party. But that’s okay, we have your back and the boss won’t even know you left planning to the last minute with these exceptional venues.   Moore Park Golf Cleveland St, Moore Park Take... more info


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Six Tips for an Epic Office Christmas Party

So you’re in charge of the office Christmas party this year? No pressure – just your boss and everyone you work with judging you. At Hidden City Secrets, we are the king of planning parties and picking the perfect venue, so follow our guide on how to host a headache free Christmas party. Tip 1... more info


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Win 2 Tickets to the St Kilda Openair Cinema!

*GIVEAWAY TIME! WE HAVE 2 X DOUBLE PASSES TO GIVE AWAY TO 4 LUCKY WINNERS TO ATTEND A MOVIE OF THEIR CHOICE AT THE ST KILDA OPENAIR CINEMA!* Head to the Hidden City Secrets Facebook page and tag a friend or hot date you would take in the comments below. It’s that simple. Click here... more info


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Jack Daniel’s Free Music Event On Next Week

Want more insider articles like this? Click here to sign up to our newsletter   The Jack Daniel’s Barrel House makes its return to Melbourne next week the 17th of November 2017, featuring major independent Australian artists and local home-grown talent. And did we mention it’s free? In partnership with Melbourne Music Week, Jack Daniel’s... more info


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Where to be this Melbourne Cup Day

Just because the races are in Melbourne, it doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy a bev and a bet. We all know it’s a great excuse for a long weekend, too much food and even more drinks. So fascinators down, top buttons undone, drinks up and let fun begin.   The Argyle  18 Argyle St, The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia  Bringing the glitz... more info


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PSA: What’s on this week for Melbourne Cup

The 12th public holiday for the year is coming up (thank goodness). It is time to prepare where you will be spending your Melbourne Cup day placing your bets and enjoying a bev on your day off. We’ve found some places to enjoy your day off without having to trudge through grass and pay for... more info


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Our Spring Racing Survival Guide

The Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival – possibly the funnest event Melbourne has to offer IF you know how to prepare for it. Every year, Melburnians manage to put on their fanciest hats and make the trek to Flemington to drink champagne in the sun, complain about how much their feet hurt and possibly catch a... more info


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The Last-Minute Halloweener

Just because Halloween weekend is over, it doesn’t mean all the fun has to stop. The show must go on, and go on it shall. Firstly, we vote not club-hopping in a risque nurse’s costume. Secondly, we’ve found three activities you can do post-Halloween that will truly give you a fright, or just an excuse to... more info


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Hump Day Vibes at 29th Apartment

Wednesday nights are back in a big way at 29th Apartment. Located in the heart of St Kilda on the ever-colourful Fitzroy Street, 29th Apartment takes you on a trip to NYC without ever leaving Melbourne. This New York apartment style bar is a favourite for good tunes, quirky decor and giant jenga –perfect to help... more info


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A Guide To Sydney’s Good Food Month

We all appreciate a good feed every once in a while, so how about a month of it? Good Food Month have collaborated with some of the best chefs and culinary masterminds within Sydney to produce Hyde Park Palms – a custom built pop up in the heart of Sydney’s CBD. From the 5th of... more info


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Oktoberfest Is Back

Become part of Australia’s largest and most popular Oktoberfest Celebration, Returning for its seventh year ‘Oktoberfest in the Gardens’ is bringing Munich to Sydney. On Saturday the 28th of October, The Domain will play host to Australia’s biggest Bavarian festival. This event attracts thousands to celebrate everyone’s favourite things: Food, Music and Beer. So throw... more info


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Oktoberfest In The Gardens Is Back

Are you a beer enthusiast? Do you love all things Bavarian? Or do you just love an excuse to dress up and have a drink with friends? Well either way, ‘Oktoberfest in the Gardens’ is returning to Melbourne, so break out your Lederhosen and Dirndl and become part of Australia’s largest Bavarian festival. On Saturday... more info


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Where to be this AFL Grand Final Day

The wait is almost over! That one, sweet day in September is almost here, the AFL Grand Final (and a much needed public holiday). Now a well-loved Melburnian ‘tradition’, the AFL long weekend means you can kick the celebrations off early and let’s be honest, Monday is probably a write-off as well. Sorry boss. Looking... more info


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Father’s Day: Where To Go For Lunch

Well, it’s that time of the year again where dad’s get offered the limelight and the chance to celebrate their parenting skills, even though they struggle to make anything but a toasted cheese sandwich and have to rely on mum to remember when your birthday is. Despite all that, dads are always there to provide... more info


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Father’s Day: Where To Go For Lunch

Wait…is it August already? No wait, it’s September. I think so anyway. I remember celebrating New Year’s like it was yesterday (well, some of it anyway). It’s hard to keep track of every special occasion. We would just like to remind you that Father’s Day is fast approaching and this year, you’ll give him more... more info